Policy & Advocacy

Policy Updates & Supported Legislation

Recent Letters, Statements, and Policy Updates


March 28, 2023
Urgent: Contact Your Senators Now & Ask Them to Support the NHSC

March 23, 2023
Urgent Call To Action: Contact Your Representative Today and Ask Them to Support the NHSC

March 23, 2023
ACU Commends Bipartisan Initiative to Fund the National Health Service Corps

March 14, 2023
The President’s FY24 Budget and the Healthcare Workforce

March 10, 2023
National Health Service Corps Funding Ends in 204 Days!

March 2, 2023
Investing in CHCs Saves Lives and Money: ACU Executive Director Testifies at Senate Hearing

March 1, 2023
ACU Executive Director to Testify at U.S. Senate HELP Committee Hearing, “Community Health Centers: Saving Lives, Saving Money”

February 9, 2023
A Looming End to the Public Health Emergency and the Beginning of Medicaid Unwinding

January 31, 2023
ACU Statement on the Murder of Tyre Nichols

January 25, 2023
COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Extended to April 11, 2023


December 21, 2022
The FY23 Omnibus Bill: What’s Included, What’s Not, and What It May Mean for Healthcare

November 29, 2022
COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Likely to Extend Beyond January 2023

November 15, 2022
Political Outlook Post Mid-term Elections—And What Does This Mean for Health Care in the U.S.?

October 1, 2022
What the Continuing Resolution Means for the NHSC & CHCs—And What We Can Do

September 1, 2022
Will Congress Prevent a Government Shutdown?


September 23, 2021
Advocacy Update: ACU Helps Lead the Charge to Improve Health Equity Through Expanded Voter Access

July 14, 2021
NHSC Funding and Advocacy Update: New House Bill Includes 55% Increase in Discretionary Funding for the National Health Service Corps

May 20, 2021
ACU Board Member Shelley Spires Testifies at Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pension (HELP) Subcommittee Hearing

April 19, 2021
Stakeholder Letter in Support of Expanding National Health Service Corps Eligibility to Include Optometry 

March 12, 2021
Stakeholder Letter in Support of the Coronavirus Medicaid Response Act

March 10, 2021
Historic Funding Increase for the National Health Service Corps: $800 Million Included in COVID-19 Stimulus Package

January 29, 2021
Stakeholder Letter in Support of the Strengthening America’s Health Care Readiness Act